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From Andrew Purtell <apurt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: my pTLP view
Date Sun, 25 Jan 2015 19:58:49 GMT
In all of the projects I have been PMC or PPMC on, we vote on releases, new
committers, and elevating committers to PMC.


On Sun, Jan 25, 2015 at 11:56 AM, Greg Stein <gstein@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Jan 25, 2015 at 1:49 PM, Andrew Purtell <apurtell@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
> > > This is *exactly* the way things work in a TLP.
> >
> > Yes, everyone new to the Foundation on the PPMC has a sense of equal
> > ownership in the process. The PPMC makes a decision together as equals,
> > then the decision is reviewed as a whole. But this is not how things
> would
> > work in a pTLP, right? Individuals there would effectively cast votes +1
> > (binding), or -1 (binding), +1 (non-binding), or -1 (non-binding), etc.,
> > depending if they are a Member or not. Maybe in practice the pTLP PMC
> > wouldn't write down their votes like that, but somehow the distinction
> must
> > be presented in the tallies to be meaningful.
> >
>
> Nah. First: votes should be rare in the first place. Go for consensus
> instead. Apache Subversion has had maybe 3 votes in its 15 year history.
>
> And if you *do* end up voting? People already know who is binding or not.
> This isn't some star chamber PMC. Everybody knows each other already. If
> the PMC is voting differently from the others, then you have a problem,
> regardless of not/binding.
>
> Anyways... we'll run the experiment, and see how it works. We may have a
> candidate already.
>
> Cheers,
> -g
>



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   - Andy

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